I write a lot about appliance safety, but I’ve always been disappointed and surprised at how few of my articles warning about fire risks in appliances get shared. It’s not a pleasant thing to think about, but it’s empowering to pro-actively cut down your risks, and it’s good to help others by sharing warnings. Firstread the full article..
Keep children away from detergent capsules I first wrote about the potential dangers of liquid detergent capsules and tabs in 2009 after I saw in the news that a baby was “badly burned” by a washing machine detergent when gel from a liquid capsule had been trapped (partially undissolved) inside a vest. The vest wasread the full article..
Another Hotpoint dishwasher safety notice involving the potential risk of a fire. Dishwashers are a worrying source of fires and this is the second one in recent years from Hotpoint (see link at bottom of article) although to be fair this is an old dishwasher so there’s likely to be relatively few still running. Whichread the full article..
I’m always keen to write about appliance safety, and publish any manufacturer safety notices I find which affects any of our white goods appliances. Sadly there are far too many. Recently I added a Bosh dishwasher fire risk safety notice and I’ve just discovered that a couple from Norfolk have suffered the very sad lossread the full article..
Sadly there’s another dishwasher discovered to have a potential fire-causing fault. This time it’s Hotpoint dishwashers with the following model numbers – Hotpoint FDW20 | FDW60 | FDW65A If you have, (or know anyone with) a Hotpoint dishwasher then check the model number to see if it matches one on the above list. Model numbersread the full article..
Bosch, Neff and Siemens dishwashers – safety notice issued because of a potential fire hazard. The following notice has been issued by the manufacturer: IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE: POTENTIAL FIRE HAZARD Owners of the following Bosch, Neff and Siemens dishwashers please act on this safety notice – An electrical component on a limited number of Bosch,read the full article..